Daily number of posts per platform by U.S. Congress members 2019

This statistic presents the daily number of posts per platform member of U.S. Congress members in 2019. According to the findings, Congress members generated a total of 1,260 Twitter posts per day. This is more than eight times the amount of daily press releases by U.S. Congress members.

Daily number of social media posts by members of the U.S. Congress in 2019, by platform

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Release date

December 2019


United States

Survey time period

January 1 to November 30, 2019

Supplementary notes

Analyzed 700,000 posts made by members of the 116th Congress on official social media accounts. Includes activity from official legislative accounts. For measuring the messages legislators wrote in their own words, Twitter data does not include retweets. Instagram and Facebook data does not include stories.

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